Posted by: Sandy Steinman | April 17, 2023

Just one degree can change a species

from Norwegian SciTech News

Even seemingly small changes in the climate can change the number of animals and plants in an area and how species behave, new research shows. Natural history collections provide valuable insights.

It is not exactly a surprise that climate affects life on earth. At least major changes in climate make a difference. We know that not all species thrive everywhere on the planet.

“The climate affects the life cycle of species, the number of individuals of a species, the overall number of species and the composition and distribution of species in an area,” says James D. M. Speed, a professor ​​in the Department of Natural History at the NTNU University Museum.

Read more at Just one degree can change a species

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